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Bokermannohyla alvarengai

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Bokermannohyla alvarengai
Species Authority: (Bokermann, 1956)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-11-05
Assessor(s): Jaime Bertoluci, Débora Silvano
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species from the Serra do Espinhaço and Serra do Caraça in southeastern Brazil ranges from the State of Bahia south to the southern part of the State of Minas Gerais. It is a montane species occurring over 1,000m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais)
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Population [top]

Population: It is a very common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a species of open, rocky high-altitude grassland that is often found on stones at the edge of brooks and streams. It breeds in permanent streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats are habitat degradation due to human settlement, tourism and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation: Jaime Bertoluci, Débora Silvano 2010. Bokermannohyla alvarengai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 August 2014.
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